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iPhone 5 For Dummies, 6th Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-35201-4
416 pages
November 2012
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The full-color guide to getting the most out of your iPhone

Completely updated and revised to include iOS 6, iCloud, and the latest iPhone 5 features, this full-color book is your guide to all things iPhone. Bestselling veteran authors Edward Baig and Bob "Dr. Mac" LeVitus introduce you to the capabilities of the iPhone for making phone calls, browsing the Internet, sending and receiving e-mails, working with the calendar, watching and recording HD videos, taking and editing great photos, and much more.

You'll discover how to set up iTunes, buy music and videos, protect your information, troubleshoot, multitask, and download the hundreds of thousands of apps available from the App Store.

  • Includes coverage of iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S as well as the older iPhone 4 model
  • Gets you started with your iPhone, and introduces you to the multitouch interface, synching with iCloud, making phone and video calls, texting, working with the calendar, and more
  • Explains setting up iTunes, watching your favorite movies and TV shows, taking stunning photos, and listening to your favorite music
  • Helps you get organized with the calendar and Reminders features, keep on top of the latest news with Notification Center, and communicate with Siri, your voice-activated virtual assistant
  • Walks you through connecting wirelessly, sending and receiving e-mails, making FaceTime video calls, getting directions from the all new Maps app, protecting your information, and troubleshooting
  • Addresses the latest updates, iCloud, and new iOS 6 features that make your iPhone even more powerful and easy to use

iPhone 5 For Dummies, 6th Edition is presented in the straightforward-but-fun style that defines the series. It's just the book you need to get acquainted with your brand-new iPhone.

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Introduction 1

Part I: Getting to Know Your iPhone 5

Chapter 1: Unveiling the iPhone 7

Chapter 2: iPhone Basic Training 23

Chapter 3: Synchronicity: Getting Stuff to and from Your iPhone 47

Chapter 4: Understanding the Phone-damentals 73

Part II: The PDA iPhone 95

Chapter 5: Texting 1, 2, 3: Messages and Notes 97

Chapter 6: Six Indispensible Utilities 109

Chapter 7: Taking the iPhone Siri-ously 129

Part III: The Multimedia iPhone 137

Chapter 8: Get in Tune(s): Audio on Your iPhone 139

Chapter 9: “Smile”: Taking Pictures with Your iPhone 155

Chapter 10: You Oughta Be in Pictures: Video on Your iPhone 177

Part IV: The Internet iPhone  187

Chapter 11: Going On a Mobile Safari 189

Chapter 12: The E-Mail Must Get Through 207

Chapter 13: Tracking with Maps, Compass, Stocks, and Weather 233

Part V: The Undiscovered iPhone 253

Chapter 14: Setting You Straight on Settings 255

Chapter 15: Apps-O-Lutely! 281

Chapter 16: When Good iPhones Go Bad 303

Part VI: The Part of Tens 319

Chapter 17: Ten Appetizing Apps 321

Chapter 18: Ten Apps Worth Paying For 337

Chapter 19: Ten Helpful Hints, Tips, and Shortcuts 351

Index 365

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For Dummies author and Mac guru Bob Dr. Mac LeVitus shares his thoughts about the iPhone's continued success, his favorite features, and what he'd love to see on future devices.

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